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Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
states. >> haitians are our neighbors both in the americas and here at home. he said we have to be there for them inheir time of need. >>> tonight, the haitian embassy in washington has been in communications with officials in port-au-prince. they're working on plans to raise many for the victims of the earthquake. elaine reyes joins us live from northwest d.c. with more. elaine? >> communication has been spotty all day, but they are certainly doing their best. they have planned a candlelight vigil for 7:30 here tonight for anyone who wants to come out. i can tell you it's been very busy. the phones have been ringing off the hook with haitian-americans worried about their loved ones back home. helpless is what haitian-americans feel when watching images from their home country. >> when you pray you find your strength. we are praying and working hard to see what the best way to help our brothers and sisters in haiti is. >> reporter: he and other leaders met with the republic's ambassador to the united states to get updated and brainstorm relief plans. >> we participated in the
Jan 26, 2010 5:00pm EST
an extreme makeover. it's now filled with live animals ready to inspire you. about the wonders of america's marine life and what you can do to save it. there's a lot of excitement about the new and improved national aquarium in the commerce department basement. the old plastic fish and stale exhibits have been replaced by live animals. you'll find sharks, caribbean wonders, and my personal favorite, this little guy putting on a show for the thousands of visitors who are starting to rediscover this gem just a block off the national mall. >> we were ratty around the edges. we came in with a partnership and really infused a lot of money. >> reporter: the national aquarium in d.c. has renovated 55 of its 65 exhibits and unlike its sister aquarium in baltimore, the d.c. space focuses on america's aquatic treasures. it's important to understand our marine creatures because their habitats are being destroyed by us with our pollution and our other people-driven problems. like this exotic lion fish. it's got a voracious appetite. it's murder on a native habitat. it found it way to our waters becau
Jan 4, 2010 5:00pm EST
america and central asia and europe, on the other hand, look at the temperature departure, northeastern canada into greenland. other spots well above average and certainly one pattern and one winter does not a climate make. the middle part of the january, temperatures well below average. back to you. >> thank you, bob. >>> coming up, some young women braved the cold to ask washingtonians to turn over a new leaf for the new year. >> coming up in sports, jim zorn relieved of his duties. we take a look back at his coaching tenure. >>> i'm liz crenshaw. >>> the holidays are done, but some chores remain. >> some choers are easier as you wind up helping the environment. >> we are talking about that depressing chore of taking down the christmas tree. a sad and tedious chore it is, but now the job is simple and environmentally friendly as well. >> it was pretty, it was cute, but now the evergreen has got to go. what's the final fate of old tennenbaum? if you have a wooded area, just lay the tree on its side. it makes a perfect habitat for birds and other kriters. but if you just want the treat
Jan 5, 2010 5:00pm EST
and well-being. diana gonzalez has more. >> reporter: in the latest issue of health magazine, america's healthiest super foods for women. weighing in on the top ten list, registered dieticians from memorial hospital. starting with wild alaskan salmon. two servings are recommended a week. why wild instead of farm-raised? >> the deeper the water from where they catch the fish, the richer the fish is going to be in omega threes. these fatty acids have been shown to help boost mood. they reduce inflammation. >> reporter: also containing another good kind of fat, olive oil and avocadoes, a fruit that is often misunderstood. >> they're high in fats, which reduce triglycerides. they're healthy. >> reporter: down the produce aisle you'll find two super foods. wild blueberries and broccoli. >> they help protect our cells from destroying themselves so they fight cancer. and they also boost your immune system. >> reporter: red beans made the list. so did oatmeal for the very same reason. >> it's an excellent source of fiber, which is the colest recall-fighting component in food. >> reporter: wal
Jan 11, 2010 5:00pm EST
administration when it comes to handling racial inequalities in america pep. >> what i said was stupid, stupid, stupid. it was a metaphor. i was speaking metaphorically. obviously i'm not blacker than president obama. what i was saying was stupid and again, if anybody is offended i deeply apologize for the way that was said. and for having said it. >> the white house has refused to comment. blagojevich was impeached and removed from office last year after being arrested on corruption charges. >> the nixon library released thousands of documents today. many shed more light on the president's predilection for political espionage. he wanted to follow kennedy to find evidence of indiscretion that could be used against hill. and nixon's white house hired journalists to spy on democrats. they were used by the code name the n was chatman's friends. the health and fitness expo issues we'll be talking about is eating healthy to stay fit. here with a preview for us -- hi, doreen. >> you know there's no black and white answer when it comes to the best ways to lose weight and get fit. experts often tell u
Jan 18, 2010 5:00pm EST
-american president of the united states would be very proud of the fact that america finally got over its racial attitude. >> now, if you miss any of these events, don't worry, there are more ceremonies tonight. jim? >> all right, john, thank you. >>> coming uh, the crisis continues in haiti. we have the latest on the race to save lives tonight. wendy joins jim vance next at 6:00. >>> a shoplifter has died after a confrontation with police. >>> the taliban today launches the most complex attack. >> people all over this country pay tribute to dr. martin luther king jr. >>> the food, the water, the supplies are rolling into haiti, but tensions remain high in the
Jan 27, 2010 5:00pm EST
in america, the camry, is involved in this. the move follows months of complaints about accidents that were caused by toyotas accelerating out of control. last week, the automaker recalled millions of veebhicles because of this concern. >> it's not just those that have experienced the problem. it's those that -- that have not experienced the problem but are fearful of it. so i think it's more than just the people that have complained. i think that everybody that owns a toyota that has this type of system is potentially -- has reason to be concerned. >> the's no indication how long the automaker will keep its vehicles off the market. car rental companies are pulling their toyotas and the pontiac vibe from their fleet because of these concerns. coming up later, we'll go live to a toyota dealership where we will hear from the dealer and from customers. liz crenshaw tells us what we need to know if we're concerned about our own vehicles. >>> good evening. bob ryan, storm center4. nice day out there. our temperature right now, into the 40s. look at the potomac. there is some minor flooding along
Jan 29, 2010 5:00pm EST
for granted every day that made the relief effort more challenging. >> here in america, you do a surgical scrub for ten minutes, you scrub your hands. there was no running water. so we used hand sanitizer. just, you know, like purell. >> the doctors returned vowing to do something for the remaining survivors. with so many haitian amputees, the doctors realize they have no way to get around. so the doctors started a relief effort of their own. >> so many people we give crutches to that have a sprain. and in just a few days won't be using their crutches. so we have asked our hospital to support us within less than an hour after we identified them this need,here is a drive now going on at suburban hospital. >> and today is the first day of the drive, and the doctors said by next week they're hoping to fill that room you just saw and send the first shipment to haiti. they're asking for all types of crutches no matter what condition they're in. pat? >> all right. thank you, john. >>> students in bethesda raising money for the victims in haiti by wearing hats to school today. kids at burning tr
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